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noun da·ta·base \ˈdā-tə-ˌbās, ˈda- also ˈdä-\

Simple Definition of database

  • : a collection of pieces of information that is organized and used on a computer

Full Definition of database

  1. :  a usually large collection of data organized especially for rapid search and retrieval (as by a computer)

database transitive verb

Examples of database

  1. All of our customers' information was kept in a database.



Circa 1962

First Known Use of database

circa 1962


DATABASE Defined for Kids

database

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noun da·ta·base \ˈdā-tə-ˌbās, ˈda-\

Definition of database

  1. :  a collection of data that is organized especially to be used by a computer





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